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The Opening of a Child Language Lab

Dr. Kate Harrigan and research assistants announce the completion and opening of new Child Language Lab at William & Mary.

Dan Parker Receives Grant from National Science Foundation

Assistant professor of linguistics at William & Mary, Dan Parker, receives grant from the National Science Foundation to expand current research and better understand linguistic illusions and why they occur.

W&M, Richard Bland gearing up for Promise Scholars debut

W&M has chosen the first six professors to be involved in the program. Iyabo Osiapem, senior lecturer of Africana studies and linguistics, and Bev Sher, senior lecturer of chemistry and the university’s chief health professions advisor, will lead off.

Tatman and Roday earn degrees from UW

W&M Linguistics alumni Rachael Tatman and Ethan Roday recently earned a PhD and MS, respectively, from the University of Washington.

2017 Linguistic Institute to be in Kentucky

The 2017 Linguistic Institute will be held at the University of Kentucky in Lexington. Over 70 courses will be held on specialized topics in linguistics.

Coming back for Homecoming 2016?

The Linguistics Program will have donuts, juice, and coffee for alumni and current Linguistics majors on Saturday, October 15 from 10 to 11:30 am in Tucker 220.

Sora Edwards-Thro
Promoting Literacy in Haiti

Sora Edwards-Thro was featured in Stamps Scholars for her use of technology to promote literacy in Haiti.

W&M announces 2016 Plumeri Award recipients

From a globally recognized leader in international criminal law and a leading linguistic scholar to a widely published neuroscientist, the 2016 Plumeri Awards for Faculty Excellence will be bestowed to 20 talented and visionary professors across William & Mary's campus.

Discovering the Structure of Lithuanian

Ten minutes before class is to begin, Laimis Kisielius sits on a table outside Room 106 in Tucker Hall. Up walks Rob Simmons, a senior from Arlington.

New Faces

Anya Lunden and Ken Lacy have joined our program in leave-replacement positions.

Dombroski Engages the Puzzle of Timucua

Joe Dombroski’s work on the Timucua project was not prompted by a desire to resurrect another of the world’s disappearing languages.

Jacob Shier '06 to visit Russia on Fulbright

The largest number of William and Mary students in nearly two decades will be studying abroad on Fulbright Scholarships this coming academic year.

Linguists research Timucua, a language with no speakers

Two linguists at William and Mary, Jack Martin and Ann Reed, both of whom are associate professors of English, are picking up the trail of a language that has not been spoken for centuries.